Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes

Position: Wing

Steve Hughes rugby career started at Treorchy Boys Club and winning two international Caps playing for the Boys Clubs of Wales. His career covered spells with Treorchy, Stratford Upon Avon (during National Service 1955-57), East Midlands, Cardiff, Ashford (Kent) and Folkestone. Making his Cardiff debut in 1958 Steve went on to play 170 games for the club an scoring 76 tries before retiring in 1969. In 1959 he was awarded his Athletic cap and his first XV cap came in 1963, whilst in the 1965 – 6 season he was vice captain to Keith Rowlands. There was also selection for Glamorgan County on 37 occasions and playing for the combined Glamorgan/Monmouth select team against Fiji in 1964. 

Steve worked in Local Government and was Assistant Manager of Rhondda Sports Centre when it opened in 1974. In 1980 he joined Ashford Borough Council as manager of Stour Recreation Centre and played rugby for the local team. In a game in 1982 Steve suffered a broken neck whist playing for Ashford. Fortunately, there was no permanent damage and he was able to resume his career, playing for the Folkestone third team until finally retiring at 51 years old, although still Chairman of selectors at Folkestone, a position he has held since 1985.           
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1958/1959 7 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 9  
  1959/1960 12 6 4 2 4 0 0 0 12  
  1960/1961 11 7 1 3 6 0 0 0 18  
  1961/1962 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1962/1963 24 14 3 7 9 0 0 0 27  
  1963/1964 32 25 2 5 16 0 0 1 51  
  1964/1965 33 22 4 7 17 0 0 0 51  
  1965/1966 35 26 3 6 16 0 0 0 48  
  1966/1967 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 161 109 18 34 71 0 0 1 216  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/12/1958 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  21/02/1959 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 19  
  28/02/1959 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  06/04/1959 Camborne WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  22/04/1959 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 13 - 18  
  27/04/1959 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  29/04/1959 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/09/1959 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  28/12/1959 Watsonians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 0  
  09/01/1960 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  16/01/1960 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  23/01/1960 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  30/01/1960 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  13/02/1960 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  20/02/1960 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  27/02/1960 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 11  
  19/03/1960 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  23/04/1960 Penzance & Newlyn WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  26/04/1960 Penryn WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  21/09/1960 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  05/10/1960 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 6  
  05/11/1960 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 14  
  19/11/1960 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 17  
  14/12/1960 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/12/1960 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  27/12/1960 Watsonians WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 11  
  07/01/1961 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  28/01/1961 Bective Rangers WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  11/02/1961 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  18/02/1961 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/01/1962 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  02/04/1962 Camborne WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/11/1962 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  10/11/1962 Newport WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 6  
  17/11/1962 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  24/11/1962 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  01/12/1962 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  08/12/1962 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  15/12/1962 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  22/12/1962 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 8  
  26/12/1962 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 5  
  09/02/1963 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  22/02/1963 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  02/03/1963 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  16/03/1963 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  23/03/1963 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 8  
  27/03/1963 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 8 - 8  
  30/03/1963 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 14 - 15  
  03/04/1963 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/04/1963 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  13/04/1963 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  17/04/1963 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  20/04/1963 Penzance & Newlyn WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 5  
  01/05/1963 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  03/05/1963 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  07/05/1963 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 24 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  21/09/1963 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 6  
  25/09/1963 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 23 - 6  
  05/10/1963 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 6  
  09/10/1963 Mid District WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 5  
  12/10/1963 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  19/10/1963 Bective Rangers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  26/10/1963 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 11  
  28/10/1963 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  02/11/1963 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  09/11/1963 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  16/11/1963 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  23/11/1963 New Zealand WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  14/12/1963 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/12/1963 Welsh Academicals WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  27/12/1963 Watsonians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 31 - 6  
  11/01/1964 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 6  
  18/01/1964 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 3  
  25/01/1964 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  08/02/1964 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 5  
  17/02/1964 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  22/02/1964 Scarlets WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 19 - 3  
  29/02/1964 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 1 3 W 9 - 5  
  06/03/1964 Ebbw Vale WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 3  
  14/03/1964 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  04/04/1964 Torquay Athletic WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  06/04/1964 Newton Abbot WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 19 - 3  
  07/04/1964 Royal Navy WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  11/04/1964 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 6  
  15/04/1964 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  18/04/1964 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  23/04/1964 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  29/04/1964 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 11 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1964 Cardiff & District WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 52 - 0  
  05/09/1964 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  09/09/1964 Bristol Bears WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 23 - 3  
  12/09/1964 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 48 - 6  
  15/09/1964 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 3  
  31/10/1964 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  07/11/1964 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 0  
  11/11/1964 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  14/11/1964 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 13 - 15  
  21/11/1964 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  28/11/1964 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  02/12/1964 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  12/12/1964 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 13  
  19/12/1964 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 6  
  26/12/1964 Liverpool WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 9  
  02/01/1965 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  09/01/1965 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/01/1965 Royal Navy WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 11  
  23/01/1965 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  30/01/1965 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  02/02/1965 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 8  
  13/02/1965 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 16  
  20/02/1965 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  26/02/1965 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  27/03/1965 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  30/03/1965 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  01/04/1965 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 8  
  03/04/1965 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 23  
  07/04/1965 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/04/1965 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  14/04/1965 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  17/04/1965 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  24/04/1965 Liverpool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1965 Cardiff & District WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 5  
  04/09/1965 Penarth WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 41 - 3  
  08/09/1965 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/09/1965 Old Rugby Roma WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  15/09/1965 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  18/09/1965 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  22/09/1965 Abertillery WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 5  
  25/09/1965 Aberavon WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 5  
  29/09/1965 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  02/10/1965 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  09/10/1965 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 3  
  16/10/1965 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  20/10/1965 Cooptimists WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  23/10/1965 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 17  
  30/10/1965 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  06/11/1965 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  13/11/1965 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  15/11/1965 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 0  
  20/11/1965 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 8  
  04/12/1965 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  11/12/1965 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  27/12/1965 Liverpool WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 3  
  08/01/1966 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 5  
  15/01/1966 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  22/01/1966 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 3 - 3  
  29/01/1966 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  10/02/1966 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 11  
  12/02/1966 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 0  
  19/03/1966 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  09/04/1966 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  11/04/1966 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  16/04/1966 Liverpool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  18/04/1966 New Brighton WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  23/04/1966 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 9  
  28/04/1966 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/10/1966 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  21/01/1967 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  04/03/1967 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  24/04/1967 Newton Abbot WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  25/04/1967 Paignton WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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